October 11 is known as International Day of the Girl. Wikipedia defines it as:
A international observance day, declared by the United Nations, that supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender. This inequality includes areas such as right to education/access to education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care, and protection from discrimination, violence against women and unfree child marriage.
There are many organizations that empower our girls, here are just a few. Check em out and support what you can!
Girls Who Code - "We're a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology." They are building the largest pipeline of future female engineers in the US.
Girls For a Change - a 501 c3 non-profit organization that support and inspire girls of color to visualize their bright futures and potential through discovery, development and social change innovation in their communities. Helping girls develop key skills needed for their success.
Oasis for Girls - Based in San Francisco, they partner with girls and young women of color from under-resourced communities to help them cultivated the skills, knowledge, and confidence to discover their dreams and build strong futures.
New Moon Girls - A creative safe social network and magazine for girls ages 8 and up. Designed to empower girls online and connect them with other girls who share the same interests.
Girl Talk - "An international non-profit peer-to-peer mentoring program with a very simple premise: high school girls mentor middle school girls to help them deal with the issues they face during their formative early teenage years."